The Light-House Speaker

The Presenter's Blog

Only one: a Light-House Speaker. Light-Houses serve one of two functions: They send out a light that indicates safe harbor, illuminating hope and direction. A Light-House speaker is one who performs both functions simultaneously, to two opposing audiences.

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Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama's 'a house built by slaves'

The Eloquent Woman

Here's a great example of the understatement in this speech: Obama opened talking about how she and the President have tried to raise their daughters, who essentially grew up in the White House.

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Trick or Treat: Costumes, Pumpkin Carving, Harry Potter Hogwarts School Halloween House Will Treat Visitors to Augmented Reality “Wizardry”

Duarte Blog

Harry Potter: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Halloween House. The Albertson Halloween House is created by the community (neighbors, co-workers, school friends and more) in the Northside neighborhood in San Jose, CA having been a regular Halloween favorite for 15 years.

House of Lords expenses: Lord Rees-Mogg on gravy trains

Max Atkinson

Last year, he managed to clock up a grand total of £41,643 in tax-free ‘allowances’ for his 121 days attendance at the House of Lords. Tags: rees-mogg MP expenses house of lords

TX House Rep. Jessica Farrar Proposing Fine for Male Masturbation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In conservative Texas, State House Representative Jessica Farrar might laugh her way out of a job. But she has positioned and packaged her advocacy for women's health in a memorable way.    Already it has received plenty of media attention.

An orator returns to the House of Commons

Max Atkinson

Twitter has been alive with mixed feelings about George Galloway's return to the House of Commons via the Bradford West by-election.

The President, Public Speaking, Presence, and uhhh….

Matt Eventoff

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Famous Speech Friday: Jackie Kennedy's 1962 televised tour of the White House

The Eloquent Woman

television networks aired an unprecedented public speaking tour de force by a woman, when First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy led a televised tour of the White House and its just-completed $2 million renovations. Fifty years ago on Valentine's Day 1962, major U.S.

Ashdown on House of Lords reform: fine speech, but.

Max Atkinson

Regular readers will know that I take a very dim view of how seats in the House of Lords are allocated and the half-hearted approach to reform taken by Labour during its 13 years in power, not to mention the way some peers behave (for more on which, see links below).

Drudge Report Turns to Twitter to Turn on White House - Beefs about No Tax Cuts, No Repeal of Obamacare Penalty Tax

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, the Drudge Report's founder Matt Drudge took on the White House on Twitter. We recall that The Murdoch Boys at Fox News pushed back against the White House's immigration order. The Drudge Report is no longer the echo chamber for Trumpism rhetoric.

96% of BBC television news of phone-hacking ignored the House of Commons debate

Max Atkinson

My optimism about the televising of the phone-hacking debate in the House of Commons yesterday was, as I feared, short-lived ( HERE ). I'd ended my post on it with an open question about Chris Bryant, M.P., whose speech had opened proceedings.

The Haunted Cheever House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right in time for Halloween, Susan Cheever talks in The Wall Street Journal  about the family house, built in the state of New York in 1799. The house holds painful family secrets. The house also contains good memories which Susan recounts.

Prostitutes as Way of Life: From Summit of the Americas to senior citizen housing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Summit of the Americas there are likely some ticked off prostitutes.    They will be not getting some of the business they had counted on.    Of course, there are also some ticked off U.S.

Make a "message house" to give your key points context

The Eloquent Woman

Knight Foundation that solves the problem neatly: Put your three key points into a "message house" so you can easily see how to introduce them and put them in context.

The White House & The Two First Ladies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After the grayness of the Mamie and Dwight Eisenhower years, Jackie Kennedy, along with her dashing husband, transformed the White House into a salon for global sophisticates. Older generations remember Jackie's historic televised tour of the White House.

White House Speechwriter looking for new job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s unlikely that White House Speechwiter Jon Favreau is looking for work. Tags: Social Media Speechwriting speechwriters White House President Obama’s schedule keeps him fully occupied, and being at the top of his game at the tender age of 28 where else would he look for work? However, there might be someone his staff willing to entertain job offers. At least, if [.].

White House Speechwriter looking for new job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s unlikely that White House Speechwiter Jon Favreau is looking for work. Tags: Social Media Speechwriting speechwriters White House President Obama’s schedule keeps him fully occupied, and being at the top of his game at the tender age of 28 where else would he look for work? However, there might be someone his staff willing to entertain job offers. At least, if [.].

White House Speechwriter looking for new job?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

It’s unlikely that White House Speechwiter Jon Favreau is looking for work. Tags: Social Media Speechwriting speechwriters White House President Obama’s schedule keeps him fully occupied, and being at the top of his game at the tender age of 28 where else would he look for work? However, there might be someone his staff willing to entertain job offers. At least, if [.].

The House: Tarnished Symbol for Aging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The House has gone from being one kind of nest egg for retiring to the reason why more aging Americans have to remain in the workforce. Rather than the asset to leverage for a financially comfortable retirement, the house might have become an obstacle for the majority of the middle class.

MLex, D.C. - Senior Reporter for White House (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Random House and Penguin to Be Combined

TJ Walker Interactive

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White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Humor Power

The annual White House Correspondents’ dinner is always a great study in roast-style humor It’s an opportunity for the President to use self-deprecation and to review the year with humor. Humor In Speaking Obama and O''Brien self-deprecation White House Correspondents'' Dinner

UK Bookmakers - Majority of Bets on Trump's Leaving White House During 1st Term

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

president Donald Trump will finish out his first term in the White House. In the UK there is a wagering niche devoted to politics. Elections are a big part of that. But, more recently, the betting money has been put on whether or not U.S.

House Republicans spending $2 million to fight Gay Marriage

TJ Walker Interactive

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White House, nonprofit groups battle over charitable deductions

TJ Walker Interactive

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Breaking News On House Offer to Obama

TJ Walker Interactive

The Fall of the House Kalanick Built - Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's out there: Uber could fail and there is speculation how that would affect the whole tech sector. Here , for example, is Adrienne LaFrance's article about the once unthinkable in The Atlantic. No expert anticipates that if Uber ceases to exist the "bubble" will burst.

Drudge Report & The Recount - A Pox on Both Your Houses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And the message is: A pox on both your houses. The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the meme of the recount. The focus is bipartisan. The link is to The New Yorker article on this by Amy Davidson. That is, both the Democrats and the Republicans.

White House Correspondents Dinner — Implied Punch Line

Humor Power

President Obama showcased his comedy skills at the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner. “These days, the House Republicans actually give John Boehner a. Humor In Speaking implied punch line Political Humor White House Correspondents'' Dinner In addition to using good comic timing and self-deprecation, the President also made good use of the Implied Punch Line.

Home Invasion Survivor William Petit Wins CT House Seat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

More recently he ran as a Republican for the CT House. Few anticipated that the lone survivor of the fatal Connecticut home invasion, Dr. William Petit, would bounce back. His wife and two young daughters were murdered. He was badly injured.

Housing We Can Afford - Tipping Point

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The tipping point for all us was the rapidly escalating cost of housing in the east. One Millennial said that in Brooklyn she felt she had really lucked out to have a room with no private bath or private entrance in a house for about $700.

House of Lords expenses

Max Atkinson

Readers of earlier posts on the House of Lords will know that I’d been hoping that the story about alleged dodgy dealings by some peers might revive the debate about the absurdly undemocratic way in which members of our second chamber are selected. Tags: truscott lawson razzall taylor rennard MP expenses house of lords

“This is the White House calling…” A Last Minute Speech for Barack Obama

DeFinis Communications

Hi Dawn…This is Karen from the White House. To top it all off, less than one hour before the event itself, the White House staff asked that she not use any notes as she spoke. On Monday, September 21 st , my business associate and friend Dawn Josephson received the call of a lifetime.

Obama Invites Congressional Leaders to White House to Discuss Fiscal Cliff

TJ Walker Interactive

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Barack Obama’s Farewell Speech

Manner of Speaking

Obama brought intelligence, dignity and character to the White House. Yesterday, 10 January 2017, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago. It is the end of an era. As the first black President, Obama broke a barrier that seemed impenetrable … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Barack Obama Donald Trump public speaking

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Jack Welch Denies Referencing White House In Jobs Report Conspiracy Theory Claim Huffpo

TJ Walker Interactive

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Drudge Report Headline - GOP Could Lose House, Senate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Republicans can lose not only the White House but also the U.S. House and the U.S. Even the optimistic Drudge Report is facing political reality.    The headliner photo of Hillary has the Democrat dressed in a witch costume. And that's because her presence is casting an evil spell over all GOP races. Senate. Here is the article the Drudge Report has linked to.

Corporations & Communications - Will More Of Work Be Pulled In-House?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eventually, what this could generate is a disruption lethal to the agency business: More of the work will be pulled in-house. Except for those bet-the-ranch trials, so much more legal work is done in-house.

No Aliens, Opines White House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, during a presidential campaign we have to anticipate that the White House, as Zachary Sniderman reports in MASHABLE , closed the door on the question if we're alone on planet earth.      The White House answered "yes." Simplify. 

Betting on Right Horse - Jones Day Partner Donald McGahn To Be White House General Counsel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

President-Elect Donald Trump's transition team announced Friday that Donald McGahn, who has worked  as his attorney on the campaign and  now the transition, will be the new White House General Counsel.